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Drone usage is gradually pushing the conversation towards ownership of the sky
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Drone usage is gradually pushing the conversation towards ownership of the sky

When a small town American roofer took legal action against a neighbour for shooting down his drone, the local dispute sparked a case that could help shape the newest frontier of property rights law – who owns the air.

FAA contemplating whether millions of drones will fill skies
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FAA contemplating whether millions of drones will fill skies

So many people are registering drones and applying for drone pilot licenses that federal aviation officials said Friday they are contemplating the possibility of millions of unmanned aircraft crowding the nation's skies in the not-too-distant future.

US likely to make sale of Guardian drones to India: officials
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US likely to make sale of Guardian drones to India: officials

The US is likely to make a positive decision on India's request for state-of-the art unarmed Guardian drones for maritime surveillance, especially in the Indian Ocean

Criminals are now using drones to send drugs to prison inmates
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Criminals are now using drones to send drugs to prison inmates

While Amazon and the British government are looking into how to use drones to deliver parcels to customers, criminals are already exploiting the technology to send drugs to accomplices in prison.

Facebook's solar-powered Internet drone Aquila takes flight
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Facebook's solar-powered Internet drone Aquila takes flight

Facebook has said it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet.

US airstrike in Iraqi city Mosul kills top IS leaders, announces Pentagon
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US airstrike in Iraqi city Mosul kills top IS leaders, announces Pentagon

Two top ISIL commanders have been killed in the US airstrike in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Pentagon has announced and hoped that this would help in liberating Mosul from the control of the dreaded terror group.

Drones could cut vaccine delivery costs
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Drones could cut vaccine delivery costs

Using unmanned drones to deliver vaccines in low- and middle-income countries may save money and improve vaccination rates

Curb on use of drones by media in Afghanistan
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Curb on use of drones by media in Afghanistan

In a country known for the widespread use of military unmanned aircraft, the Afghan government on Wednesday moved to restrict the use of camera drones by media companies.

Periscope broadcasts to be persistant by default, integrates broadcasting feature in DJI drones
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Periscope broadcasts to be persistant by default, integrates broadcasting feature in DJI drones

Micro-blogging website Twitter will soon roll out an update of its Periscope live video app that will enable users broadcast live directly from a drone and to save broadcasts beyond 24 hours.

Honeybees can inspire better drone technologies
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Honeybees can inspire better drone technologies

A computer model that shows how honeybees use vision to detect the movement of the world around them can lead to develop better drones.

Long Eared bats can inspire better Drone technologies
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Long Eared bats can inspire better Drone technologies

Long-eared bats are assisted in flight by their ears and body, adding that this knowledge into the bats' flying technique can help develop better drones.

This isn't a sci-fi film: Autonomous Weapons Systems could be a reality soon
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This isn't a sci-fi film: Autonomous Weapons Systems could be a reality soon

Autonomous machines — that once activated select their targets and go on a killing spree — no longer belong exclusively to the domain of dystopian science fiction. The threat from such machines is real enough for 100 states to come together and debate the matter of their ban for three consecutive years now

Meet Aarav Unmanned Systems, a drone tech startup
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Meet Aarav Unmanned Systems, a drone tech startup

There are a few Indian startups already at work to ensure people leverage these technologies and one such is AUS (Aarav Unmanned Systems).

Govt makes declaration of drones mandatory when you enter India
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Govt makes declaration of drones mandatory when you enter India

As drones are becoming more of a security hazard day by day, the Government of India has amended the Customs Baggage Declaration regulations to make it mandatory for people entering India to declare specifically if they are carrying drones.

Kanpur police to get a third eye; will soon use drones, body-worn cameras for patrolling
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Kanpur police to get a third eye; will soon use drones, body-worn cameras for patrolling

A budget of Rs 28 lakh has been approved by the Uttar Pradesh government for the police of Kanpur who will soon use drones and body-worn cameras.

Project SkyBender: Google reportedly aims to beam 5G Internet from solar powered drones
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Project SkyBender: Google reportedly aims to beam 5G Internet from solar powered drones

The search giant is testing solar-powered drones at Spaceport America. Google is renting a 15,000 square feet hangar space from Virgin Galactic.

When UFOs go pop: Here's why IAF's shooting down of balloon in Barmer was justified
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When UFOs go pop: Here's why IAF's shooting down of balloon in Barmer was justified

On Republic Day, the IAF radar tracked an unidentified balloon-shaped object at Barmer. Considering the high alert issued for the particular day, a Sukhoi-30 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) shot it down

CES 2016: Qualcomm to reveal drone-specific processors; Intel acquires drone maker Ascending Technologies
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CES 2016: Qualcomm to reveal drone-specific processors; Intel acquires drone maker Ascending Technologies

Now, just ahead of CES 2016, Qualcomm has released new video revealing features of the Snapdragon Flight drone platform.

Scientists developing new technology to help drones move efficiently in mountainous regions
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Scientists developing new technology to help drones move efficiently in mountainous regions

A group of scientists has developed a novel technology to enhance the movement of drones in the tough plateau mountain regions.

Soon Twitter-controlled drones will send photos in your tweet
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Soon Twitter-controlled drones will send photos in your tweet

Drones capable of taking photos and videos controlled by tweets and sharing them through users’ accounts may soon change the way people use social media, according to media reports.